D-Gb, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut, Göttingen
Scholz collection
Collective manuscript with 2 chorale arrangements: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, variant to BWV 655 (= Emans No 91) and Es ist das Heil uns kommen her (or rather Es ist gewißlich an der Zeit), variant to BWV 734a (= Emans No 66)

1. Appearance
Shelfmark                                  D-LEb Rara Ib, 10 (olim D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.2.3)
Extent 1 sheet
Measurement, in cm 24 x 29
Rastrology, in cm 1,0
Paper/Watermark 'coat of arms of Strasbourg 3'
Cleffing violin clef, bass clef
Safe-keeping/Quire/Foliation not paged/foliated
Scribe Leonhard Scholz
clean copy with a few corrections
Dating 18th century

2. Contents
Arrangement                             f. 1r: variant of BWV 734a, mm. 38b - end, figured chorale
f. 1v: variant of BWV 655, mm. 1 - 20a
f. 2r: variant of BWV 655, mm. 20b - end
f. 2v: variant of BWV 734a, mm. 1 - 38a
Title-heading variant of BWV 734a: "Choral Es ist gewißlich an der Zeit a 2 Clavier et Pedal Canto fermo in / Tenore"
BWV 655: "Choral Herr Jesu Christ dich zu uns wend [etc.-abbr.] Canto fermo in Basso"

3. Miscellaneous
Foreign/later entries                none
Condition of source good, no traces of use
Provenance L. Scholz - Franconian private ownership - antique shop Schneider, Tutzing - Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut (1968)
Literature R. Emans: Johann Sebastian Bach. Orgelchoräle zweifelhafter Echtheit. Thematischer Katalog, zusammengestellt von Reinmar Emans, Göttingen 1997, No 66 and No 91
Remarks The arrangement of BWV 655 is a shortened version in G major in which are missing the measures 9 - 51a. After an introduction the cantus firmus is beginning in the pedal in m. 10; in mm. 5 - 8 the pedal voice is transposed an octave below.
In the variant of BWV 734a partly the pedal voice is transposed an octave below, too, partly it is simplified or transfered to the left hand voice.
The entry of the c.f. is marked with "Choral" or "C".
Cf. another arrangement of BWV 734 in the collection of Scholz in Ms. Scholz 4.9.4.
Other arrangements of BWV 655 you will find in Ms. Scholz 4.2.2 (= early version from Weimar, BWV 655a); Ms. Scholz 4.2.4; Ms. Scholz 4.9.19; Ms. Scholz 4.9.20; Ms. Scholz 4.9.21 and Ms. Scholz 4.9.22.